19th Ward honor citizens

Posted by on Jun 23, 2009 in Neighborhood | 0 comments

Mitzie Collins, J. Bediaku Afoh Manin (President), and Susan Morehouse

The 19th Ward Community Association named Susan Morehouse, founder and leader of the Arnett Block Club, as its Citizen of the Year at its annual Awards Dinner on June 20. Click here to read Mitzie Collins’ introductory comments and Susan’s acceptance remarks.

Marian Boutet and Sheila Simmons were recipients of the Urban by Choice Award. Boutet is a Police and Citizens Together Against Crime (PAC-TAC) coordinator, Garden Tour chairwoman, and the association’s office manager. Simmons is an Association Delegates’ Council member and neighborhood volunteer.

David Hawkes, the area’s Neighborhood Service Center administrator, and Katrina Hanson, NeighborWorks Rochester program manager, were each recipients of the Quality of Life Award.

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